Definition of Genus sciurus

1. Noun. Type genus of the Sciuridae; typical moderate-sized arboreal squirrels.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Sciurus

genus Schizanthus
genus Schizopetalon
genus Schizophragma
genus Schizosaccharomyces
genus Schlumbergera
genus Schomburgkia
genus Sciadopitys
genus Sciaena
genus Sciaenops
genus Sciara
genus Scilla
genus Scincella
genus Scincus
genus Scindapsus
genus Scirpus
genus Sciurus
genus Scleranthus
genus Scleroderma
genus Sclerotinia
genus Sclerotium
genus Scolopax
genus Scolopendrium
genus Scolymus
genus Scolytus
genus Scomber
genus Scomberesox
genus Scomberomorus
genus Scombresox
genus Scophthalmus
genus Scopolia

Literary usage of Genus sciurus

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1. Foundations of Biology by Lorande Loss Woodruff (1922)
"Both are obviously Squirrels, and therefore both species are grouped under the genus Sciurus. Accordingly, each animal is given a name composed of two ..."

2. The Analyst: A Quarterly Journal of Science, Literature, Natural History by William Holl, Neville Wood, Edward Mammatt (1840)
"Another portion of Dr. Bachman's monograph of the genus Sciurus, with descriptions of new species and their varieties, contains the doctor's characters of ..."

3. Account of an Expedition from Pittsburgh to the Rocky Mountains, Performed by Edwin James (1823)
"... but it is believed his estimate is very erroneous." Ext. from Maj. Long's MS. Notes of July 15th, 1820. NOTE [27]. Page 235. genus sciurus, L.—S. ..."

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